Before taking Generic Augmentin, tell your doctor if you are allergic to amoxicillin (Amoxil, Trimox, and Wymox), clavulanic acid, penicillin, cephalosporins, or any other medications.
Tell your doctor what prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, nutritional supplements, and herbal products you are taking.
Be sure to mention either of the following: allopurinol (Lopurin, Zyloprim) and probenecid (Benemid). Tell your doctor if you have or have ever had kidney or liver disease, allergies, asthma, hay fever, hives, or mononucleosis.
Do not take this medicine if you are also taking probenecid, or live vaccines. Additional monitoring of your dose or condition may be needed if you are taking birth control pills, anticoagulants, allopurinol, methotrexate, tetracycline antibiotics, or injectable aminoglycosides. Inform your doctor of any other medical conditions including liver disease, blood disorders (e.g., clotting or bleeding problems), other infections (e.g., mononucleosis), allergies, pregnancy, or breast-feeding.
Do not take this medicine if you have had a severe allergic reaction to a penicillin antibiotic (such as amoxicillin, ampicillin) or a cephalosporin antibiotic (such as ceclor, keflex, ceftin, duricef). A severe reaction includes a severe rash, hives, breathing difficulties, or dizziness. If you experience difficulty breathing or tightness of chest; swelling of eyelids, face, or lips; or develop a rash or hives, tell your doctor immediately.